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arrest and got to the united states embassy, and he asked for release and guarantee of safe treatment but chen guangcheng said china threatened his family if he did not leave the embassy and the united states urged him to make a decision quickly and no he fears for his family's safety and want as asylum in america. he may get his wish with a visa to study not united states, what does this tell us about modern china and about obama's china policy? dramatic escape. he climbed over walls to escape house arrest, injured himself, is driven by heroic colleagues in the human rights community, 300 miles to beijing and stays in safe houses before they say he has to go to the embassy for safety. what does this episode toll us about china? >> during the cold war getting into the embassy gate would have been the happy ending but, now, it does not work out that way. what it tells us about china is contrary to the school of thought here is a country that is increasingly confident that it will be the second great power of the 21st century they are terrified of blind legal activistses living under ho
then did the united states find itself embroiled in vietnam fighting a war that would last more than a decade? cost more than 58,000 american lives and sear our national soul. tonight, flash point vietnam. the road to war. that is next on on war stories. >> they were talking about this thing ending soon. >> i would say we have a commitment to the vietnamese for freedom. >> we were asked to do it. >> peace is a journey of a thousand miles. >> i'd only been out of the state of west virginia a couple times when i joined the marine corps. >> in 1960, earn any wallace was a 16-year-old. >> on graduation there were two things to do around our area that was work in the coal mines or construction. i was not very much for work. i wanted to see the world. >> i always wanted to be the marine. >> ed joined the marines on the eve of the war in vietnam. >> i went in the marine corps in december of 1959, went through boot camp in '60. >> three years after he arrived in boot camp, ed martin from ohio tried to join the army. >> the army recruiter wasn't there and then we went over to the marines and
but the united states. he is in trouble. he has got ratings in the 40s. ballot is virtually tied depending on what poll you look at. critical battleground states clearly leaning towards romney or up for grabs. he is not good on defense. on sort of defending what he has done. he has turned out to be incredibly lousy on projecting forward looking vision. and i just think romney is going to be better on offense. it is easier to be he fighting in a lot of different places poking at the president's record as long as he shares his own vision and for romney to get where he needs to go. >> when you were trying to get president bush elected his may 2004 approval rating 49%. president obama's may, 2012, 47%. george w. bush won reelection. that is not that -- >> and if you look at where our ballot position was it is roughly comparable. there was a hidden strength. first of all, remember this thing. the 2004 election was more about what? security. about terrorism. iraq. the world. the place that we found ourselves. >> the president was -- the iraq war was beginning to be quite unpopular. >> but the pr
of the arab leadership when they were blowing up israelis targets or blowing up targets in the united states. then they started slaughtering shiites and pakistanis, and the we are the beneficiary of this intelligence cooperation with the saudis, because al-qaeda start today threaten them. >> paul: how big of a problem is it, matt, that the details of this that have leaked out? mike rogers on the house intelligence committee said basically look we need an investigation here and you heard the defense secretary-- >> i agree. >> paul: democrats aren't disagreeing either. so the operational details here were extensive and troubling to somebody who says we want this to keep going. >> and they got this too early. they had to pull the saudi double agents out of yemen before they wanted to come out. on the other hand, i think it's worth reminding the american public of in a way, making this public is helpful and at the same time, having al-qaeda question, you know, we can trust the guy next to them. that may not be a bad thing after all. this group depends on recruiting from, among themselves. >> and
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